Legislative Updates

Omnibus bill passes congress


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The spending bill keeps the Government open through the end of the fiscal year. It will increase spending for defense and boarder security. The Omnibus bill also includes a total of $73.5 billion ($2.8 billion increase) for HHS, which includes:

  • $34 billion ($2 billion increase) for NIH;
  • $7.3 billion ($22 million increase) for the CDC;
  • $3.6 billion ($130.5 million increase) for SAMHSA;
  • $6.4 billion ($77 million increase) for HRSA; and
  • $3.7 billion (same) for CMS.